Rika Takahashi | 23 November 2016A not-to-be-missed event in Tokyo this autumn was a 15-metre-long original art work representing the ILC. Designed by famous architect Jo Nagasaka, the exhibition was built with the help of more than 300 students in a traditional Japanese way with rammed earth. In one week, more than 40,000 enthusiastic visitors had the chance discover the ILC project in a unique way.
Category: Around the World | Tagged: ILC, outreach, Roppongi
Rika Takahashi | 3 November 2016Did you know that the ILC has already been built? Neatly nestled into the lush hills of the Kitakami region it produces collisions... of art and science. We're talking about a 15-metre mockup that's part of the biggest art event in Tokyo in one of the trendiest places in town. Watch it being made in the video.
Rika Takahashi and Ricarda Laasch | 11 August 2016Why is Hello Kitty wearing glasses? What is this L doing on her bow? And what mean all those symbols behind her back? These kinds of questions are expected regarding the newest Hello Kitty x Science line. But why? Read more about how this cute small Kitty got in touch with science and about her impact at a huge High Energy Physics conference.
Category: Feature | Tagged: AAA, HEP, ICHEP, ILC, Japan
Rika Takahashi | 28 April 2016On 28 April, the Japanese government announced the winners of the "Medal with Purple Ribbon" for 2016, and Akira Yamamoto, professor of KEK and Regional Director for Asia of Linear Collider Collaboration, is one of them. He receives the Medal for his contribution to the advancement of superconducting technology. This medal is awarded to individuals who have contributed to academic and artistic developments, improvements and accomplishments.
Category: Around the World | Tagged: Japan, KEK, SCRF
Rika Takahashi | 24 March 2016After a strategic US-Japan meeting earlier this year, the delegates from Japan recently briefed their colleagues on the outcome of the various discussions. The US and Japan have strong ties in science and technology, and the ILC plays an important role.
Category: Feature | Tagged: ILC site, Japan, MEXT, United States